History of the Great Reformation of the Sixteenth Century in Germany, Switzerland, Etc, Volume 2

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Robert Carter, 1846 - Reformation - 847 pages
 

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Page 250 - Refrain from these men, and let them alone; for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought : but if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it ; lest unfortunately ye be found even to fight against God.
Page 190 - He hath filled the hungry with good things ; and the rich He hath sent empty away.
Page 190 - For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed. For he that is mighty hath done to me great things; and holy is his name.
Page 236 - For whosoever shall give you a cup of water to drink in my name, because ye belong to Christ, verily I say unto you, he shall not lose his reward.
Page 235 - But when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what ye shall speak: for it shall be given you in that same hour what ye shall speak. For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father which speaketh in you.
Page 208 - Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you.
Page 219 - We will rejoice in thy salvation, and in the name of our God we will set up our banners: the Lord fulfil all thy petitions.
Page 218 - THE LORD hear thee in the day of trouble; the name of the God of Jacob defend thee; 2 Send thee help from the sanctuary, and strengthen thee out of Zion; 3 Remember all thy offerings, and accept thy burnt sacrifice; Selah.
Page 335 - And then making use of a comparison within the range of his hearers' intelligence, he added : " If a government forbids its citizens under pain of death to receive any pension or largess from the hands of foreigners, how mild and easy is this law to those who, from love to their country and their liberty, voluntarily abstain from so culpable an action...
Page 197 - And Martin Luther, recently condemned by us for a like heresy, together with all his adherents, and all persons, whosoever they may be, who aid or abet him.

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